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Aortic Augmentation Index

Known as: AAUGIX 
A complex measure of wave reflection calculated as the ratio of aortic augmentation pressure to pulse pressure, and used as an indirect measure of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background The importance of measuring aortic pulse wave velocity (PWVao), aortic augmentation index (Aix) and central systolic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The augmentation index predicts cardiovascular mortality and is usually explained as a distally reflected wave adding to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Background: Vascular calcifications are related to cardiovascular mortality and morbidity in dialysis patients. Limited data… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Arterial stiffness increases with age, and chronic endurance exercise has been shown to attenuate increases in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract—Impaired glucose metabolism (IGM) and type 2 diabetes (DM-2) are associated with high cardiovascular disease risk… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Abstract—Synthesis of the aortic pressure waveform by application of a transfer function to the radial pulse allows the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
AIMS To investigate the role of basal nitric oxide (NO) production in regulating large artery stiffness in vivo. METHODS… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Aortic augmentation index, a measure of central systolic blood pressure augmentation arising mainly from pressure-wave reflection… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Aims  Aortic systolic blood pressure has been shown to be augmented in Type 1 diabetes, indicative of more rapid pulse wave… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The augmentation index (AIx) and “oscillatory” compliance (C2) are wave contour analysis parameters for the central aorta (Pao… Expand
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